Rabbi David Levin
D'vrei Torah

Lech L’cha – But not alone

I had the privilege of officiating at the funeral and first evening Shiva Minyan of a lovely man.  It came time to share a D’var Torah during the Minyan and I spoke to Lech Lecha, [Read more…]

Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill -- Photographed July 24, 2011 by Shelly Lubetkin. Used by Permission.
D'vrei Torah

The liberation of our own end: Accepting the reality of our own finitude

Much has been written and discussed in recent years about our own confrontation with death. Endless books and articles have been written about how one can relate to the death of a loved one. Every [Read more…]

Caregiver hands
Care-Giving Concerns

New York Times offers advice about assisted living for aging relatives

In a two-part series in its Boomers section, The New York Times is offering advice from Deborah Drelich, a geriatric care social worker and founder of a resource website, NY Eldercare Consultants, about important considerations [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

Girlfriends Magazine editor Tobi Schwartz-Cassell returns to October 8 Boomer Generation Radio show

On the October 8 episode of “Boomer Generation Radio,” Rabbi Address welcomes back Tobi Schwartz-Cassell, owner and editor-in-chief of Girlfriendz magazine. She continues the conversation from an earlier show about Baby Boomer women. Tobi Schwartz-Cassell [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Pursuing Happiness

Editor’s Note: Jewish Sacred Aging welcomes a new contributor, Rabbi Lynnda Targan. You can learn more about her at her website. The Declaration of Independence calls the “pursuit of happiness” one of its inalienable rights, [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Transitions and Meaning

I recently was honored to do a workshop for a synagogue in Chicago (Sukkat Shalom). They were developing a program focusing on baby boomers and aging. In a break-out session the subject again turned to [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers